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Over 5,400 People Evacuated in Central China Over Damaged Dam, State Media Says

© Twitter/China ObserverEping dam in Shiyan
Eping dam in Shiyan - Sputnik International, 1920, 04.09.2021
BEIJING (Sputnik) - More than 5,400 people have been evacuated in China's central province of Hubei due to damage to a dam, the state-run CCTV broadcaster reported on Saturday.
Downpours have resulted in a partial collapse of the Eping hydroelectric power plant dam in the Zhuxi county, the state media said, adding that specialists are currently working to restore the facility.
​The authorities have not declared an emergency over the incident.
There have been no reports yet about possible victims.
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